An abandoned shopping cart is always a score, for me. The last one I found, got a new lease on life, as my welding cart.
Found this one in a field yesterday, and thought it would be a decent catch box. Few cuts/beads later, and here she is. Ugly, but better than my cardboard box (cheaper...
or this: Window Cleaning Cloth
to prefer for shooting with a ~100m/s steel ball?
Both are made from micro fibre, but which is supposedly stronger and more durable?
I don't know where to get solid mesh fabric for a good price here, and those cloths are on...
There have been quite a few ideas posted concerning catch boxes or backstops for slingshot shooting. The topic seems to reappear with some regularity. I thought I would share a couple of ideas that I have been using for some time. Rather than write up a long description and take a bunch of...
here is a very inexpensive and great backstop and catchbox I made... its made from pvc pipe, a painters canvas tarp and panters paper...the catch box is just a plastic container... I place it in the yard of my shop, and I shoot from my driveway about 35ft...I also included a pic of my new...
What you need:
3 old xl t shirts
1 stick 36-48 inches long x 1/2"-1" (broomstick, old fishing pole)
utility knife or sharp scissors to cut shirts
some big binder clips or small clamps
an old reusable shopping bag
fifteen minutes and a beer or two (for use as a target later)
step 1- cut the...
Here is a picture of my backstop when I was in Tulsa. I could stay inside and shoot through the window. Simple to put up and take down. I used 2 shepherd hooks and put a piece of 3/4 in. steel conduit across them. The stop is golf ball netting and the basket catches the ammo when it falls.